The starting salary for this £2,972 per annum for 6 hours per week (Saturday) based at Ashtead Library, Woodfield Lane, Ashtead Surrey KT21 2BQ.
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity? Do you have a passion for providing excellent customer service?
Surrey is one of the largest county councils in the UK and has over 50 libraries across the county. Our library teams deliver a range of services to all members of the public. Times have changed since all that libraries offered was books and access to a reference collection. Now, in addition to lending books and providing a range of online reference resources, we also hold computer classes, Rhymetimes and Storytimes, and various other events such as Minecraft sessions and Code Clubs. We offer a wide range of services including library services for the elderly or disabled.
We can offer you a fantastic working environment with great people to work with and for.
Your daily duties will include but not be limited to:
- Assist with enquiries as required
- Take part in Rhymetime and Storytime
- Support library events as required e.g. craft session
- Ensure borrower records are kept up to date
- Working at other branches within the local area
We are looking for the following key skills from potential applicants:
- Knowledge of using Microsoft Office packages
- Ability to use initiative and work under pressure with accuracy
- A basic understanding of working in a library
- Positive working attitude towards training and development
At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.
For more information please find the full job description below and refer to this before submitting your application. We also invite you to read our Life at Surrey handbook to see insights of the culture at Surrey and how as a valued employee, you can help shape our Council.
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 30/09/2021. Interviews will take place week commencing 11/10/2021.
To apply please complete the application with your CV and a personal statement (maximum 800 words).
Although based at Ashtead Library, you may also be required to work at Epsom, Ewell and Banstead Libraries which are in the same group and will travel to other locations to support the wider library network as required.
There are no staff parking facilities at libraries in Surrey, however there are pay and display car parks close to most locations. If using public transport, please check what options are available for you to travel to individual locations, and when making your application, consider your travel costs and arrangements.
For more information about these libraries please visit our website
For an informal discussion please contact Susan Toft by e-mail at email@example.com.
For information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.